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2012-08-08 23:04:00

SpeakSpanishLive (SSL), delivering innovative one-on-one language immersion via live videoconferencing, has entered into an agreement with Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business to offer discounts to Rollins students, alumni and staff. SSL helps tourists, business professionals, students and others around the world to learn Spanish from experienced Guatemalan instructors without having to travel abroad. It also benefits the teachers – mostly women – by providing...

2012-07-28 23:02:33

With their software proven to improve a child´s spelling in as little as one week, Ultimate Spelling today announces the intricate science behind their spelling tutorial platform. New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 27, 2012 Following a huge boom in the popularity of the Ultimate Spelling platform, many are demanding to know exactly how it works. Now, for the first time ever, the company behind the software is releasing details of the science behind its creation. “Ultimate Spelling...

2012-06-23 23:00:45

Following the software´s recent 2012 upgrade, Ultimate Spelling announces the science behind their three year creation. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 Following three years of diligent research and development, the team behind Ultimate Spelling today announce the science behind their revolutionary spelling software. “Ultimate Spelling takes an evidence-based approach to learning” says Marc Slater, Managing Director of the company behind the software. Continuing,...

Language Translator Startup Duolingo Gets Funding From TV Star
2012-06-20 12:00:14

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com While he only plays a billionaire who made his fortune as a savvy tech visionary, actor Ashton Kutcher could be helping computer scientists Luis von Ahn and Severin Hacker actually become dotcom successes. Kutcher, who replaced actor Charlie Sheen in the hit CBS comedy “Two and a Half Men,” where he plays a successful software programmer who sold his company to Microsoft for a billion dollars, has made an independent investment in Duolingo, a...

2012-05-09 23:01:13

Noyo's new app, Noyo Spanish Immersion, was created in response to educators' requests for a Spanish-only version of their popular Spanish Vocab Builder app. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 Noyo, an educational software startup company based in Boston, is pleased to announce the release of Noyo Spanish Immersion, the Spanish-only version of its powerful vocabulary-building iPad app. This engaging learning tool is designed to teach Spanish vocabulary and supplement the curricula of Spanish...


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